Recent Trends in Wealth-Holding by Race and Ethnicity: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances

Posted: 16 Oct 2017

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Lisa J. Dettling

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Joanne W. Hsu

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Howard University - Department of Economics

Lindsay Jacobs

University of Wisconsin - Madison - La Follette School of Public Affairs

Kevin B. Moore

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Jeffrey P. Thompson

New England Public Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Date Written: September 27, 2017

Abstract

Data from the newly released 2016 Survey of Consumer Finances show wealth has grown for families across race and ethnicity groups since 2013, but substantial disparities between groups persist.

Suggested Citation

Dettling, Lisa J. and Hsu, Joanne W. and Jacobs, Lindsay and Moore, Kevin B. and Thompson, Jeffrey P., Recent Trends in Wealth-Holding by Race and Ethnicity: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances (September 27, 2017). FEDS Notes No. 2017-09-27 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2083, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3713405

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Joanne W. Hsu

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( email )

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Howard University - Department of Economics ( email )

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Lindsay Jacobs

University of Wisconsin - Madison - La Follette School of Public Affairs ( email )

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Kevin B. Moore

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Jeffrey P. Thompson

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